Ketta Ioannidou is a Brooklyn-based artist who was born in Nicosia, Cyprus. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts and her BA (Hons) from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, UK. She represented Cyprus in the Cairo and Alexandria Biennale in Egypt, the 18th Asian Biennale in Bangladesh and the Rome Biennale for Young Artists from European and Mediterranean countries. Her work has been exhibited at Kustera Projects, Cindy Rucker Gallery, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, NARS Foundation, Islip Art Museum and the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art and Diatopos Center of Contemporary Art in Nicosia, Cyprus among others.
She has curated and organized exhibitions at the SPRING/BREAK Art Show and Projekt 722 in New York, Arcade Experimental Art Projects in Nicosia, Cyprus, and co-directed Triton Gallery LLC, a fake gallery based in Nicosia, Cyprus with Chris Bors. She currently works in the fashion industry and has produced a limited fashion line called i-k wearables based on her paintings.
She was awarded residencies from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, I-Park and the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Ioannidou’s work has been reviewed in The New York Times, Art in America, Flash Art, The Brooklyn Rail and Hyperallergic.